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Summer Roasted Cherry Tomato Pasta

Summer dinner sorted!

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Enjoy the bright summer flavours of this delicious pasta dish. It is so tasty, with minimal effort involved.

What you'll need:

500g The Greengrocer’s cherry vine tomatoes, halved
3 garlic cloves, in their skins
4 tbsp olive oil
Pinch of chilli flakes
300g Penne pasta
A handful of Coleraine Cheddar to serve


1.Preheat the oven to190°C/170°C fan/ gas 5
2. Add the tomatoes, cut side up, to a roasting tray along with the garlic cloves in their skins. Pour over the oil and add the tomato stems for more flavour. Stir in the chilli and season well with salt and pepper. Roast for 25 minutes or until the tomatoes begin to collapse
3. Meanwhile, cook the pasta al dente in salted water
4. Once the tomatoes are cooked, discard the tomato stems. Squeeze the soft garlic out of their skins and mix it into the tomatoes. Discard the garlic skins
5. Add the drained pasta to the tray and combine with the tomatoes. Check the seasoning
6. Serve in warm bowls with a handful of grated Coleraine cheddar, a side of salad and garlic bread